By Tarra Quismundo
They are two hearts missing a part, brought together by the same goal: That someday, no mother, wife, friend or family member would experience the same uncertainty and “torture” they continue to endure for losing a loved one.
Eight months into relief and recovery after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) devastated the Central Philippines, Unicef, with Galing Pook Foundation, recently hosted a Forum on ‘Building Better and Resilient Communities’ with participation from a wide range of partners and stakeholders.
Some 550,000 children, teachers and day-care workers are expected to return back to learning on June 2, nearly seven months after Typhoon “Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) devastated 3,200 schools and day-care centers. The back to learning in a new school year is a significant milestone.
By Nestor Corrales
The United Nations and Development Program (UNDP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) on Friday signed a $3.5 million waste management project in areas devastated by Super Typhoon “Yolanda”(Haiyan).
By Bong Lozada
It has been four months since Super Typhoon “Yolanda” rammed Eastern Visayas, yet the United Nations Children’s Fund felt that the disaster produced shockwaves that would last longer.